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Parks provide safe play area

The National Recreation and Park Association has declared July National Parks and Recreation Month. Let’s celebrate by voting Yes on Measure A for our local parks.  Our parks pr ...

Parks offer great benefit to city

As longtime residents and seniors in our community, we wholeheartedly support continuing the funding of our Rocklin parks with a Yes vote on Measure A. This is a renewal of an annu ...

No increases with Measure A

As a co-chair of the grass-roots group Rocklin Citizens for Quality Parks, I would like to thank The Placer Herald for its support of Measure A (“Commitment to parks should be ...

Ensure parks are safe, green

In a recent Placer Herald article (July 16), someone I’m told who doesn’t live in Rocklin (Mr. Tom Hudson) objected to our city continuing an annual park maintenance fee that h ...

Open space is important

I strongly support the city of Rocklin’s Measure A which will continue to supply the funding for Rocklin’s park system. Open space and parks are an important part of any city ...

Parks offer tons of amenities

How often does the common person have the ability to make a difference in their community? Rocklin will have just that opportunity by supporting Measure A and voting for Rocklin ...

Mail in Measure A votes early

A recent story may have inadvertently confused readers about Measure A for park funding. The story stated the day of the election as Aug. 25. Whereas, this is technically correct, ...

Neglecting parks will cost

I learned one of my most important life lessons as a young newlywed. With little money and even less car experience, I neglected to regularly change the oil in my 1977 Toyota Corol ...

Parks provide place to play

As a youth leader for Rocklin Youth for Parks—Yes on Measure A, the passage of Measure A is extremely important to me. Rocklin parks provided me a place to play sand and grass ...

Commitment to parks should be continued

In this day when many household budgets are tight, the thought of having to dole out any extra money for anything not deemed as necessary is repugnant. Couple that with receiving a ...

Measure A, soak up the information

Despite the all-Republican city council’s unanimous support for Measure A, the Placer County Republican Party leadership is bucking the city by coming out against the so-call ...

McClintock must find ways to say yes

It’s official: Tom McClintock will be the 4th Congressional District congressman for 2009 and 2010. In a race featuring barbs over “carpetbagging” and patriotism that went ...

VIDEO/NEWS REPORT: McClintock claims victory

ROSEVILLE – In front by almost 1,800 votes with all but El Dorado County certifying Nov. 4 election results, 4th congressional district Republican candidate Tom McClintock held a ...

Brown wants every vote to be counted

Placer County’s elections chief Jim McCauley is poised to certify results by late Monday or early Tuesday that 4th Congressional District candidate Tom McClintock’s campaign sa ...

McClintock, Brown claim votes add in their favor as count continues

Both candidates vying for the 4th Congressional District seat are claiming victory is in their reach in a race that officials have yet to call. Republican Tom McClintock’s spoke ...